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Titanic
The Ship of Dreams
R.M.S. Titanic
Provisions


Since the Titanic was the grandest ship of it's time, it had to carry a grand amount of food, drink and cutlery. Below is the list of what the Titanic had on board.

Fresh Meat - 75,000 lbs
Fresh Fish - 11,000 lbs
Salt & Dried Fish - 4,000 lbs
Bacon & Ham - 7,500 lbs
Poultry & Game - 25,000 lbs
Fresh Eggs - 40,000
Sausages - 2,500 lbs
Potatoes - 40 tons
Onions - 3,500 lbs
Tomatoes - 3,500 lbs
Fresh Asparagus - 800 bundles
Fresh Green Peas - 2,500 lbs
Lettuce - 7,000 heads
Sweetbreads - 1,000
Ice Cream - 1,750 lbs
Coffee - 2,200 lbs
Tea - 800 lbs
Rice & Dried Beans - 10,000 lbs
Sugar - 10,000 lbs
Flour - 250 barrels
Cereals - 10,000 lbs
Apples - 36,000
Oranges - 36,000
Lemons - 16,000
Grapes - 1,000 lbs
Grapefruit - 13,000
Jams and Marmalade - 1,120 lbs
Fresh Milk - 1,500 gallons
Fresh Cream - 1,200 quarts
Condensed Milk - 600 gallons
Fresh Butter - 6,000 lbs
Ales and Stout - 15,000 bottles
Wines - 1,000 bottles
Spirits - 850 bottles
Minerals - 1,200 bottles
Cigars - 8,000
Once all of the above items were loaded on board the Titanic, they were sorted and stored. Can you imagine how long that might have taken? To eat and drink all of the above items, the passengers had:
57,600 items of crockery
29,000 pieces of glassware
44,000 pieces of cutlery
12,000 dinner plates
45,000 table napkins
40,000 towels


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